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26 April 2017 - MPs question school building quality

A committee of MPs has accused the Department for Education of not knowing enough about the quality and suitability of new school buildings. Read more...

26 April 2017 - Philippines delays airports deadline

The government of the Philippines has delayed the deadline for the submission of qualification documents for its regional airports PPP projects. Read more...

26 April 2017 - Lithuania health ministry signs PPP

The Ministry of Health of Lithuania has signed a PPP contract to design, build and manage the parking infrastructure at the Santariskes medical campus in Vilnius Read more...

25 April 2017 - SNC progresses Atkins acquisition

SNC-Lavalin has published its prospectus supplement setting out its offer to acquire engineering firm WS Atkins. Read more...

25 April 2017 - Macquarie eyes Swansea lagoon

Australian investor Macquarie is interested in potentially taking an equity stake in the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project. Read more...

25 April 2017 - Abertis completes subsidiary acquisition

Spanish firm Abertis has completed the 100% acquisition of one of its subsidiaries based in France. Read more...

25 April 2017 - €280m Italian renovation PPP launched

The City of Verona in Italy has issued a concession notice for a PPP to renovate an historic building. Read more...

25 April 2017 - Laing O’Rourke unveils new chairman

Contractor Laing O’Rourke has announced its new chairman, who will take up the role later this year. Read more...

25 April 2017 - €1.5bn target for new DIF fund

The Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) is fundraising for its fifth and largest fund with first close imminent, Partnerships Bulletin understands. Read more...

25 April 2017 - Irish police PPP ‘by year-end’

Ireland’s justice minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced the new Garda PPP programme will be tendered by the end of this year. Read more...

25 April 2017 - French solar PPP launched

A French local authority has issued a concession notice for a solar plant PPP. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Thailand amends PPP law

The Thai government has agreed to change its PPP Act in an effort to speed up the procurement process. Read more...

24 April 2017 - PPP expert to leave Norton Rose Fulbright

One of Norton Rose Fulbright's most senior PPP lawyers is to leave the firm at the end of this month, Partnerships Bulletin understands. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Spotless rejects Downer offer

The directors of Australian services firm Spotless have formally recommended to shareholders to reject Downer’s offer. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Essex Uni preps new bond issue

The University of Essex is to launch a new bond issue to finance the design, construction, and operation of a new 643-bedroom student accommodation scheme. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Multilaterals target private infra investment

Some of the world’s major multilateral development banks have agreed to step up efforts to encourage private investors into PPPs. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Multilaterals target private infra investment

Some of the world’s major multilateral development banks have agreed to step up efforts to encourage private investors into PPPs. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Multilaterals target private infra investment

Some of the world’s major multilateral development banks have agreed to step up efforts to encourage private investors into PPPs. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Queensland seeks renewables partner

The Queensland government is seeking expressions of interest to develop, finance, maintain and operate a renewable power plant on a 1,248 hectare site. Read more...

24 April 2017 - 3i closes PPP fund

Investor 3i has announced the first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund Read more...

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Here we go again

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a General Election creates further uncertainty and delay – just as the country’s infrastructure market thought it might be getting somewhere

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.